SUPERHUMAN babies could be brought into existence due to startling advances in genetic engineering -- sparking warnings from top scientists.
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George Church revealed progress on aging reversal using gene therapies. They have delivered 45 gene therapies to provide aging reversal.
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In 1981 the Xerces Society, a non-profit environmental organization that focuses on the conservation of invertebrates, counted more than 1 million Western Monarchs wintering throughout California.
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Crops engineered with a photorespiratory shortcut are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions.
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Global team of scientists find ecosystem below earth that is twice the size of world's oceans
Galapagos giant tortoises possess genetic variants linked to DNA repair, immune response and cancer suppression -- providing clues into their longevity, according to a study published yesterday.
Mads Nordsveen recalled being so mesmerized that it was a few seconds before his photographer instinct kicked in: 'We looked straight into each others eyes'
Elon Reeve Musk is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder and CEO of Neura
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A San Francisco biotech company plans a 24- to 36-hour mission that will result in the birth of a human baby in space
A new review article published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has summarized the most recent evidence supporting the controversial hypothesis that Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) is a major causal factor for Alzheimer's disease.
Professor Stephen Hawking feared a new race of 'superhumans' could destroy the rest of humanity if genetic engineering continued unabated.